Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
This course offers an insight into both the early years and health and social care worlds, to help you decide which you would like to specialise in.
Working in small classes, you will notice that your self-confidence and self-esteem will grow, with the help and support from experienced tutors and teaching assistants. The course also boosts your social skills and ability to get on with a variety of different people.
Your study programme will also include some supported English and Maths sessions and provide a first step towards gaining qualifications. The college has excellent links with hospitals, schools, nurseries and care homes across West Sussex.
Regular placements with these institutions give ours students the opportunity to work with future employers and gain the skills and confidence required for this challenging and rewarding industry.
Northbrook College welcomes students from all walks of life and offers courses specifically designed for those who may need some additional support with their learning.
This gives you access to valuable work experience and employment opportunities.
- Fantastic links with local employers
- Work placements provide practical experience
- Inspirational guest speakers
- High progression rates to employment
At least two GCSEs at grade 2 or above, preferably including English and maths. ESOL applicants will require E3 or above.
Following a Pathways course, you can progress to further training at Level 2, either full-time or as an apprentice.
Health Care worker
Nursing ( after further training )
Social work ( after further training)
You will be assessed throughout your course via practical activity observations, academic coursework and industry placements. Assessments are based around ‘real-life’; projects and industry or workplace scenarios including work experience. Your final grade will be awarded as pass, merit or distinction
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.